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Established 1997 as a part of Balaklava Community Arts Inc.

~ PO Box 253 ~ Balaklava ~ South Australia ~ 5461 ~

CONTEMPORARY VOCAL
(Amplified Voice)

Saturday 4th August 2018

VENUE: BALAKLAVA LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTRE

Balaklava Lighthouse Christian Centre

4 George St , Balaklava

ADJUDICATOR: BEN GILLARD

After completing high school with merits in solo and ensemble performance through Brighton Secondary School’s Special Interest Music Program, Ben began his Bachelor of Music specialising in Jazz Vocal Performance at the Elder Conservatorium of Music (Adelaide University) in 2007. During this time, he performed regularly as one of the most sought-after male vocalists in Adelaide performing at a number of weddings, corporate and private functions.

During his tertiary studies, Ben began his career in vocal education in both private academies and throughout government and non-government schools using the Voicecraft and Estill techniques as a basis, focussing on the fundamental stylistic approach to music and singing. He is also an accomplished choir and vocal ensemble educator specialising in Jazz, Musical Theatre and contemporary styles.

Ben has performed with the high-energy gospel group The Gospo Collective under the direction of Charmaine Jones, has previously worked with Trace Canini in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and has made appearances as a guest vocalist with the Adelaide Youth Superband as well as headlining the ASO Does Disco and singing backing vocals for the George Michael Tribute, featuring Hugh Sheridan, Rob Mills, Casey Donovan, Andrew De Silva, Bobby Fox and John Foreman (MD) with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked alongside Jessica Mauboy, James Morrision, Silvie Paladino, Kate Cebrano and Paulini in various performances.

In 2018, Ben was engaged alongside his business partner, Charmaine Jones to represent the gospel/choral genre as a judge in as part the new prime-time television show 'All Together Now' on Channel 7 which saw him for part of 'The Hundred' panel alongside musical icons from around Australia including Rhonda Burchmore, Silvie Paladino and Mark Gable (The Choir Boys) to name just a few, and led by international pop-star, Ronan Keating.

Ben is the Co-founder, Managing Director and Producer at Gospo Enterprises Pty Ltd which manages The Gospo Collective and acts as a booking agent and provides talent management in the Adelaide, South Australia region, as well as providing Event Management and Production Support for both small and large-scale projects.

CONVENOR: AISHLEA SMITH

* Please note: Some sections may be combined or cancelled, depending on number of entries

SECTIONS  
sub-jun cv Sub-Junior (Age 10 & under) Contemporary Vocal Solo
jun cv Junior (Age 11 & 12) Contemporary Vocal Solo
sub-int cv Sub-Intermediate (Age 13-14) Contemporary Vocal Solo * 13 yrs for 2018
int cv Intermediate (Age 15) Contemporary Vocal Solo * 14-15 yrs for 2018
sen cv Senior (Age 16-18) Contemporary Vocal Solo
open cv Open (Age 19 & over) Contemporary Vocal Solo
jun cve Junior (13 & under) Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)
open cve Open (any groups with members age 14 or over) Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2-4 voices)

 

See Page 23 of Printed Programme (Click here for updated .pdf version of programme)

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

Sections altered slightly according to entries received

► Age change - Sub-intermediate Contemporary Vocal Solo = 13 years old

► Age change - Intermediate Contemporary Vocal Solo = 14-15 years old

 

ALL ENTRANTS MUST BOOK IN WITHIN THE
30 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF THE SECTION

ENTRANTS MAY BOOK IN EARLIER IN THE DAY IF NEEDED

Commences

SECTION

TIME LIMIT

SPONSOR

(book in 9.00am)
START 9.30am
Sub-Intermediate Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Terry White Chemmart Balaklava
(book in 10.15am)
START 10.45am
Intermediate Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Robert & Julie Lawson
(book in 11.10am)
START 11.40am
Sub-junior Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Helen & Vanessa Barry
LUNCH BREAK
(book in 1.20pm)
START 1.50pm
Junior Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Corcoran Transport
(book in 2.40pm )
START 3.10pm
Open Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Nick Champion MP
(book in 3.20pm)
START 3.50pm
Senior Contemporary Vocal Solo
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Ray & Judy Koch
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO CHAMPION
.
(book in 3.45pm)
START 4.15pm
Junior Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Mack's Cabinets
(book in 4.00pm)
follows jun cve
Open Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
6 minutes +
brief sound check
Trish Goodgame
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTEMPORARY VOCAL ENSEMBLE CHAMPION

 

CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO CHAMPION

Bailey Tonkin

SPONSOR - BALCO GROUP

 

 

CONTEMPORARY VOCAL ENSEMBLE CHAMPION

TIE - Debbie Hage, Alicia Hage, Shelley Hage & Karlya Hage
TIE - Tenacity Quartet
(Linda Vinall, Denise Boyland, Engelina de Jong & Sarah Bradley)

SPONSOR - MALCOLM and JO MAY

 

 

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